Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

22 Apr, 2018

The live state television footage of the area showed a plume of dark smoke billowing across one district as guns boom in the distance. After the recapture of eastern Ghouta, Assad still has several smaller pockets of ground to recover from rebels, as well as two major areas they hold in the northwest and southwest.


Trump's Push for More Arms Exports Includes Easing Drone Limits

22 Apr, 2018

While the USA is already a dominant force in global weapons trade, President Donald Trump wants to make it easier to put American-made weapons into the hands of USA allies and partners - unveiling a new plan on Thursday that he hopes will expedite the current arms transfer process.


Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster strikes Iran close to a nuclear power plant

22 Apr, 2018

There is no report on damages at Bushehr nuclear plant as it is built resistant to earthquakes . It said the depth of the quake was 18 km. Various magnitudes are normal following a temblor. Shallow earthquakes often have broader damage. A 7.2 magnitude quake jolted the Kermanshah province last November killing about 600 and leaving more injured.


Rod Rosenstein tells Donald Trump he's not a target in Mueller probe

22 Apr, 2018

Trump allies in the White House and Fox News have been calling for the firing of Rod Rosenstein for months, incensed that he is allowing the probe into Russian meddling in the United States election to continue. Magoo" and Rosenstein as "Mr. Peepers", a character from a 1950s sitcom. Axios cited "a source close to Trump", noting that the White House is "in a defensive posture" on the issue.


Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

22 Apr, 2018

Mrs. Bush was by all accounts content to be a wife and mother, but mistaking her gentle nature and simple appearance, for anything other than quiet strength was a grave miscalculation. Former first ladies Michelle Obama , Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton were also among the approximately 1,500 guests. The church is adorned with sprays of yellow garden roses, yellow snap dragons, antique hydrangeas and other flowers.


Former Deputy FBI Director McCabe Launches Legal Defense Fund

22 Apr, 2018

He eventually became USA attorney for the Southern District of NY in 2002 before being appointed deputy attorney general by Bush. "He had jeopardized the Department of Justice's credibility in the investigation", writes Comey. However, people familiar with the situation said it was Putin, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Thursday. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, told Ingraham that "it's important to point out ...


Death penalty for Child rape, Modi Cabinet clears ordinance

22 Apr, 2018

Stringent punishment for rape of a girl under 12 years has been provided with the minimum jail term being 20 years which may go up to life in prison or death sentence. The cabinet also approved the establishment of more fast-track courts to deal with rape cases, the appointment of more public prosecutors, and ordered police stations to be equipped with special forensic kits, among other steps.


Queen asks Commonwealth leaders to let Charles succeed her

21 Apr, 2018

By Arnaud Bouissou [ CC0 ], via Wikimedia CommonsLeading the Commonwealth is not a hereditary role and is separate from ascension to the British throne, which does follow a hereditary line of succession. "You have been the Commonwealth's most steadfast and fervent champion", May said. A decision on all successive heads has to be made by the Commonwealth leaders.


Giuliani joins Trump legal team

21 Apr, 2018

The special counsel's office declined to comment. The Trump legal team's lead attorney, John Dowd, resigned last month , reportedly in a dispute over tactics. "I have no idea how it could have slipped my mind", he said. "This is a good man". The ex-mayor said that his advice regarding Mueller to Trump had been to let the special counsel do his job.


Cotton confident of Pompeo confirmation

21 Apr, 2018

President Donald Trump's decide for secretary of state, Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo , is dealing with stiff opposition to his changing into the nation's prime diplomat - and it might be unprecedented. The nominee did not inform the committee about his secret trip. "Pompeo has repeatedly made statements and tweets indicating that he favors unsafe, costly, and unnecessary military action by the US military", said Brett Abrams of MoveOn.


Southwest And Engine Manufacturer Disagree Over Timing Of Inspections

21 Apr, 2018

On Tuesday morning, a fan blade broke in Southwest's Flight 1380 - a Boeing 737-700 equipped with CFM56-7B engines - from NY to Dallas. The oxygen masks are created to deploy in case of a dramatic cabin pressure change - such as when a window shatters.


CAUGHT: Grandmother accused of killing husband, going on gambling spree

21 Apr, 2018

According to authorities, Riess was arrested at 8:25 central time on South Padre Island and is now sitting in the South Padre City jail. She was identified and arrested without incident. Authorities were called to Fort Myers Beach on April 9 and found Hutchinson dead, with gunshot wounds. Authorities say she stole Hutchinson's vehicle, which had been seen in Louisiana and Texas.


Valverde Defends Rotation After Celta Draw

21 Apr, 2018

Aspas it was, who tapped home to share the spoils and gain a good point for the home side, who have not lost to Barca in the league this season. At the start of the second half, Vigo midfielder Jozabed curled the ball wide after Barcelona had been opened up down the left.


President, ruling party clash as Romania mulls moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem

21 Apr, 2018

Officials in Bucharest said Thursday that the government has taken steps to advance the relocation, but the move needs to be formally confirmed by the Romanian cabinet. He visited Israel at least twice previous year and hired Israeli political consultants during the parliamentary campaign in 2016, in which his party won just over 45 percent of the votes , according to Romanian and Israeli media reports .


Trump Has Lied About His Wealth For Decades, Reporter Claims

21 Apr, 2018

I was a determined 25-year-old reporter, and I thought that, by reeling Trump back from some of his more outrageous claims, I'd done a public service and exposed the truth. He says you've got him down for just $200 million! The tactic landed him a place he hadn't earned on the Forbes list - and led to future accolades, press coverage and deals.


Flint woman put infant girls in suitcase ahead CPS visit

21 Apr, 2018

She was caught after a brief foot chase with officers. Officers returned to the woman's house and discovered that two of her young children were nowhere to be found. It's not immediately known why authorities were called to the Flint home in the first place. Police say she has a history of mental illness. They were transported to Hurley Medical Center where they were listed in good condition, according to WNEM .


Opposition move to impeach CJI, Jaitley calls it 'revenge petition'

21 Apr, 2018

The draft motion for impeachment focuses on five charges as grounds for removal of Justice Misra for judicial misconduct . Taking a strong exception to the impeachment motion moved against Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra , constitution expert Subhash C Kashyap on Friday called it a political move meant to embarrass the judiciary and the government.


Why Americans should care about North Korea

21 Apr, 2018


Trump has reportedly halted new sanctions against Russian Federation

20 Apr, 2018

She said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin "will be announcing those on Monday, if he hasn't already". Syrian and Russian security officials have attributed the delay to "security issues" and insisted that roads still had to be de-mined and cleared before the investigators could access Douma .


Light aircraft crashes, catches fire near Belfast International Airport

20 Apr, 2018

Emergency services are at the scene and there is little information as to the passengers on board or the status of those passengers as of yet. A plane has crashed near Belfast International Airport with at least two people losing their lives.


Why a Billionaire GOP Donor Is Trying to Elect Democrats

20 Apr, 2018

Should the Democrats carry the midterm elections, they must be magnanimous in victory. In the poll , 82 percent of Republicans consider gun issues to be important while 17 percent did not. Certainty to vote dips to 54 percent among African Americans and 39 percent among Hispanics. As for corporations, the increase in those believing they pay a fair share is due to Republicans and independents.


Merkel, Macron meet to plot euro zone reform road map

20 Apr, 2018

The French have been pushing for more investment in the eurozone via a new budget capacity as well as a finance minister for the single currency, proposals that have been met with skepticism in Berlin . Large swaths of the allied CDU/CSU parties vehemently oppose the creation of a Eurozone budget, for example, demanding that an annual shortfall of around 13 billion euros (16.1 billion US dollars) in the overall European Union budget caused by the departure of the United Kingdom be treated as ...


Senate panel punts Mueller protection bill to next week

20 Apr, 2018

The measure is on the Judiciary Committee's agenda for Thursday, but due to the panel's rules the bill will be marked up the following week. Thom Tillis (R-NC), told the committee that since McConnell has not expressed interest in bringing the bill to the floor, it is up to the committee's members to earn wider support for the legislation .


Chemical-weapons inspectors reach Syria's Douma

20 Apr, 2018

Stating Turkey's clear stance against the use of chemical weapons , Erdoğan said it is important to not allow tensions to escalate and evaluate the incidents within its context. France said it was very likely that evidence of the poison gas attack was disappearing before the inspectors could reach the town. Yarmouk, Syria's biggest camp for Palestinian refugees, has been under the control of Islamic State fighters for years.


Israel pauses on Memorial Day to remember the dead

20 Apr, 2018

The State of Israel was created in 1948 - a milestone for the Jewish people, who just three years prior were suffering as a result Nazi Germany's atrocities during World War II. He struck an eager tone on Twitter, ahead of the opening of an interim facility on May 14 - the date of Israel's 70th Independence Day. We have no better friends anywhere.



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